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Poor nations hosting most refugees globally, UN says : The Standard

Poor nations hosting most refugees globally, UN says

Safaricom system maintenance to affect services : The Standard

Safaricom has announced an ongoing system maintenance, which limits users’ ability to forward and bar calls. The maintenance which started on Thursday morning and is expected to continue to Sunday morning. In a notice on Thursday, Safaricom said, “the minor system maintenance will...

Blogger Alai, prison officer detained for two weeks over Wajir attack photos : The Standard

Blogger Alai, prison officer detained for two weeks over Wajir attack photos

Iran ‘shoots down’ US spy drone amid escalating tensions in the Gulf : The Standard

Iran state news agency says Revolutionary Guard shoots down US drone; US military declines to immediately comment.

Tanga Tanga MPs ignore Uhuru’a tough talk

"We cannot stop politicking just because the President said so. He should stop lecturing us like small children." President Uhuru Kenyatta’s recent tirade against his critics seems to have done little to silence them. This is if the talk of some of the lawmakers is anything to go with. Yesterday, two Jubilee...

The Standard – Kenya: Posta Rangers beat Nairobi Stima to escape chop | The Standard

By Washington Onyango: 404 Thursday, June 20th 2019 at 00:00 GMT +3 | Football Gor Mahia George Odhiambo (R) and Elvis Osok of Posta Rangers battle for ball possession during their KPL match at Kenyatta Stadium Machakos on May 25, 2019. Posta Rangers held a firm grip on SportPesa Premier League (SPL) after...

Export of Fish oil, meal a threat to millions in Africa, Group says : The Standard

AFP 20th Jun 2019 06:57:47 GMT +0300 Greenpeace said "hundreds of thousands of tonnes of fish are made into meal or oil for export, to the detriment of about 40 million African men and women" The exporting of...

Three found guilty in Garisaa terror attack case : The Standard

Three suspects in the 2015 Garissa University terror attack case have been found guilty in a Nairobi court.

Man in Wema Sepetu’s raunchy video speaks after actress is arrested

Wema Sepetu (Photo: Courtesy) Wema Sepetu’s ‘future hubby’ featured on her explicit video has opened up after the Tanzanian actress was jailed for seven days. Patrick, popularly known as PCK took to social media  urging the Bongo star to remain strong as jail was not the end of life, adding that...

Pension crisis builds over

Acting Pensions Secretary and Director of Pensions Shem Nyakutu when he appeared before Nakuru High Court for the hearing of a case filed by over 52,000 retired teachers on 15-8-2016. An estimated 20,000 public officers who have retired this year...

MCAs call for arrests as disabled Tanzanians dumped in Migori : The Standard

Bernard Ochuodho and Esther Onana fear that the influx of beggars in the county, is an indication that some unscrupulous individuals are using them.

IG Mutyambai orders removal of major roadblocks on highways : The Standard

National Police Service Commission directs only Regional Commanders will authorise traffic checkpoints, road blocks in their jurisdictions

Man gets one-year probation for killing his brother over betting Machine : The Standard

Kibet confessed to have killed his younger brother Dennis Koech on December 1, 2017, at Kuresoi within Nakuru County after they had a disagreement ove

Dada mapacha walitukanana kwa Facebook : The Standard

Sasa hebu fikiri tu kidogo, ungefanyaje kama leo hii utakuwa kwa Facebook halafu upate kuna jamaa anatumia picha yako.

The Standard – Kenya: Ayub Timbe happy after getting second chance with Stars | The Standard

By Gilbert Wandera: 404 Thursday, June 20th 2019 at 01:00 GMT +3 | Football Harambee Stars midfielder Ayub Timbe in a past training session. The last time he played for Harambee Stars, Ayub Timbe was sent off against Sierra Leone in an Africa Cup of Nations qualifier more than eight months ago. Kenya lost...

Facebook unveils global currency after studying M-Pesa : The Standard

A 3-D printed Facebook logo is seen on representations of virtual currencies in this illustration picture, June 18, 2019. Facebook has unveiled plans for a new global digital currency called Libra, nearly three years after its founder Mark Zuckerberg visited...

Second blogger held over terror related photos : The Standard

Second blogger arrested after Robert Alai for sharing pictures of officers killed in a terror attack in Wajir on Saturday.

The Standard – Kenya: Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang reaffirms commitment to Arsenal amid Man Utd transfer link | The Standard

By Mirror: 404 Wednesday, June 19th 2019 at 16:52 GMT +3 | Football Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang with the Golden Boot The timing is perfect with talk of Manchester United’s interest refusing to go away. Ole Gunnar Solskjaer is understood to be looking at Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang as a potential replacement for Inter Milan-bound Romelu Lukaku. What better time then for the...

State now cuts power plan on low demand : The Standard

Energy Cabinet Secretary Charles Keter. The Government has announced plans to cut back on plans to increase the country’s installed electricity capacity due to low uptake by large power consumers. Energy Cabinet Secretary Charles Keter said yesterday the ministry plans to increase...

Transport crisis as Dandora drivers protest police harassment : The Standard

The drivers move has caused an impasse on the Dandora- Town route as well as affecting the neighboring Kangundo road.

Why taxman may miss revenue target : The Standard

Treasury Cabinet Secretary Henry Rotich. The Government is likely to miss its revenue collection targets in the upcoming financial year as its hands are tied from implementing new tax measures until October 1. This follows a court ruling last year barring...

DCI to probe twins’ saga case despite families ‘forgiving’ hospital : The Standard

DCI will still pursue the case of the identical twins switched at birth, even after the family said they will not press charges against the hospital.

The Standard – Kenya: Emiliano Sala: Man arrested on suspicion of manslaughter over death of striker | The Standard

By Mirror: 404 Thursday, June 20th 2019 at 00:00 GMT +3 | Football Emiliano Sala was tragically killed in a plane crash after signing for Cardiff City A man has reportedly been arrested on suspicion of manslaughter by an unlawful act over the death of Emiliano Sala. The Cardiff City striker was killed when involved in...

Currency exchange ban weakens shilling at border town : The Standard

Currency exchange ban weakens shilling at border town. The recent ban on the exchange of the Kenyan currency by the Tanzanian and Ugandan governments has wiped out its value at the border points. A spot check by The Standard at the...

Ebola scare brings out the worst in Kericho : The Standard

The residents loudly discussed the incident and made jokes about the deadly disease.

The Standard – Kenya: Manchester duo, Liverpool and rest of ‘Big Six’ accused of ‘destroying’ Premier League | The Standard

By Mirror: 404 Wednesday, June 19th 2019 at 19:14 GMT +3 | Premier League Manchester City won the Premier League title in the 2018-19 season The Premier League's so-called 'Big Six' clubs are 'destroying the top-flight' due to their financial dominance, a new study has claimed. The six biggest teams in the English top-flight...

All set for anti-dumping agency : The Standard

Cabinet Secretary for Trade Peter Munya speaks at a Nairobi hotel on Wednesday,June 19 during a business media breakfast organised by the export promotion council. The Government will next month set up an agency to rid the country of cheap imports. ...

Kisii couple kills baby born out of illicit love affair : The Standard

On Monday, the baby's body was found wrapped in a used cement bag

11 people arrested, illicit brew seized in police crackdown in Samburu : The Standard

11 people arrested, illicit brew seized in police crackdown in Samburu

Financial advice from five self-made millionaires : The Standard

There’s no shortage of money advice. Even those who have no money seem to have something to say about how to make and maintain wealth. While their ideas might have some wisdom, the best people you can learn from on money matters...
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Mwilu’s lawyer accused of lying : The Standard

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Tanzania launches appeal to raise bonuses for Taifa Stars

Tanzanian authorities launched a fundraising campaign on Thursday aimed at raising nearly half a million dollars to "motivate" the national team who...

The Standard – Kenya: Kahata seeks to dribble into Afcon fame | The Standard

Harambee Stars' midfielder Francis Kahata dribbles in a friendly match against Equatorial Guinea at Kenyatta Stadium. Gor Mahia midfielder Francis Kahata says club’s success...

2013 presidential aspirant nabbed with Sh13m drugs

17% of pupils abusing drugs, NACADA survey shows. Photo/Courtesy Zadock Angira @PeopleDailyKe Former soldier and unsuccessful 2013...
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